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Heritage BC is a not-for-profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through education, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Fund. Learn more about us.

Chinese Canadian Historic Places Receive Provincial Recognition

Twenty-one places of historical significance to the Chinese Canadian community are being provincially recognized under the Heritage Conservation Act fulfilling a commitment in the Chinese Historical Wrongs Consultation Final Report and Recommendations. The 21 sites were chosen from a list of 77 places nominated by British Columbians through an online form on Heritage BC's website in 2015. The 21 recognized sites paint a rich picture of the contributions...
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35th Annual Heritage BC Awards Gala Tickets Now on Sale!

HERITAGE BC AWARDSJoin the celebration at the 35th Annual Heritage BC Awards Gala, where the outstanding and significant achievements of British Columbia’s heritage conservation heroes are recognized. Enjoy drinks, appetizers and networking with B.C.’s heritage advocates, organizations, groups, businesses and government officials as we announce the winners of the 35th Annual Heritage BC Awards.Our awards gala venue...
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Heritage Week: 90 Ideas for Celebrating Heritage in B.C.

Heritage Week is celebrated in communities throughout the province every year. The theme for Heritage Week 2016 in British Columbia is Distinctive Destinations: Experience Historic Places. The week kicks off in just over a month with the national Heritage Day on February 15, 2015, as designated by The National Trust for Canada.British Columbia's Distinctive Destinations are as varied and abundant as the province, from...
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Announcing the Winner of our Heritage Week Photo Competition!

After looking through photographs sent in from multiple locations across British Columbia, we have selected the winning image for the 2016 Heritage Week Photo Contest. We are pleased to announce that Dianne Mitchell of Britannia Mine Museum has won with her photograph of Mill 3! The winning photograph is featured on the 2016 Heritage Week poster, which has been sent out to our members this week. If you are not on our...
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We are hiring! Heritage BC Capacity Planner

Are you a hardworking, energetic, outgoing and a creative problem solver looking for a meaningful and professional career in heritage conservation?Heritage BC is hiring a full time (35 hrs/week) permanent position reporting to the Executive Director.As the Heritage BC Capacity Planner, you will be based out of offices in West Vancouver, B.C. and the job requires some provincial travel.The role of the capacity planner includes offering heritage...
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